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lithophone An obsolete device for identifying concrements (stones) based on reflected sound, a precursor of ultrasonographic instruments.
a device for detecting calculi in the bladder by sound; a forerunner of ultrasound devices.
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Idiophones are much in evidence: clay rattles, sistra, lithophones
The sixty-five bells form a composite set, carefully arranged in a rack, and matched with another rack of thirty-two lithophones
Bagley's essay on them, by far the longest contribution in the book, is as much the centerpiece of this volume as the bells and lithophones
themselves are of the instruments excavated at Leigudun.